Ewood Park

Next Game

Blackburn v Stoke City

Sunday, 03 August 2014, 15:00

Friendly Match

Last Game

1860 Munich 2 - 0 Stoke City

Saturday, 26 July 2014, 16:00

Friendly Match

Regional Paper Talk: Real set Higuain fee

Arsenal and Juventus will have to pay £25.5million to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid and Sunderland are tracking Kevin Davies.

Last Updated: 26/06/13 at 15:12 Post Comment

Gonzalo Higuain: Arsenal target

Gonzalo Higuain: Arsenal target

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Arsenal and Juventus have been told they will have to pay £25.5million to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid.

Jose Mourinho faces the media today for the first time since his reappointment as Chelsea manager.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Kevin Davies has announced that he will put plans for his testimonial into top gear once he sorts out which club he will be playing for next season.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Paul Agnew has hit out at his dismissal from the Blackburn Rovers board - insisting he has still been given no explanation for the decision.

Sean Dyche is at Burnley for the long haul, insists co-chairman Mike Garlick.

THE STAR

Sheffield United could unveil David Weir as their new manager within the next 24 hours.

Sean St Ledger looks set to sharpen his focus on his future this week - amid continuing speculation about a move to Sheffield Wednesday

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid, has revealed the former Reds hero Cristiano Ronaldo is happy at the Bernabeu and will sign a new deal to extend his stay there.

This summer's biggest transfer tug-of-war is building up with Edinson Cavani saying it would be a pleasure to play for Manchester City and Chelsea.

Manuel Pellegrini is expected to be announced as Man City's new manager within the next couple of days and football director Txiki Begiristain wants a stylish attacking brand to become City's blueprint.

Borussia Dortmund have said striker Robert Lewandowski - strongly linked with United - will not be leaving the Westfalenstadion this summer.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Iago Aspas is ready to tie up his long-awaited transfer to Liverpool after admitting 'the Reds were the only choice for me'.

Everton coach David Weir to become Sheffield United manager.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United have been long-term admirers of centre-back Mamadou Sakho and he remains on their shortlist.

Curtis Good is confident he can catch the eye of Alan Pardew in pre-season after a year of becoming acclimatised to life in English football.

Sunderland have been credited with an interest in signing Kevin Davies - a player they tried and failed to sign 18 months ago.

THE JOURNAL

Mathieu Debuchy's Newcastle United future is not linked to that of his close friend Yohan Cabaye.

Middlesbrough are unlikely to offer an escape route to Sunderland's misfiring striker Danny Graham.

EVENING GAZETTE

Coupe de France winners Bordeaux are to play Boro in their only home fixture before they begin their Championship promotion campaign.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Paolo Di Canio says superior fitness will be the hallmark of his Sunderland squads of the future.

Sunderland stars Stephane Sessegnon and Simon Mignolet were both linked with moves away from the club at the weekend.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Dave Whelan will interview 15 managers this week in his hunt to find Wigan Athletic's new boss and wants a new man at the helm very soon.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Lee Clark has insisted he is a better manager for the experience of his first year at Birmingham.

EXPRESS & STAR

Alan Hutton wants Aston Villa to allow him to leave on a free transfer after admitting he should never have joined the clarets and blues in the first place.

West Brom's stars have been warned to expect a pre-season blow-out like never before.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United have agreed a deal to sign Oldham Athletic striker Matt Smith who was also strongly linked with a move to Championship rivals Blackburn Rovers.

THE PINK UN

Chris Hughton says the pressure to perform in the Premier League is affecting the development of young English footballers.

READING POST

Reading midfielder Hal Robson-Kanu says he wants to play for a 'top-four' club.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Iago Aspas turned down the chance to join Swansea City once he learned Liverpool wanted to sign him, he has revealed.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is set to unveil his new backroom staff this week.

EVENING TIMES

Nicky Law believes Ally McCoist's summer signing spree can help Rangers return to the top flight of Scottish football.

James McFadden has been put on alert by Celtic, with the Parkhead club informing the playmaker of their interest.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic signing target Amido Balde is set to fly to Scotland and discuss terms with the Parkhead club.

Kilmarnock have denied reports that manager Kenny Shiels has been sacked - but say that his position will be resolved at a meeting this week

TEAMtalk Facebook Fan Page

The TEAMtalk fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

lassic management. Build them up and then knock them back. Raise expectations and then dampen them. Create a dynamic where by you demand the most from your team, but where the team are given room to manoeuvre unexpected or unwanted results. Classy work by Van Gaal, he really reminds me a lot of me. A smart cookie, make no doubt.

hump3.
Van Gaal: 'I struggle for first three months'

H

e will be the England left back for ten years or more, and then you will have to thank MUFC for that. *smiles*

london saint
Shaw: Criticism spot on

P

urely because of that little diva moment he had last night, I don't want him coming to my club. DESTROYED ? Grow up and give something back to the club that helped put you up there on the world stage.

bale doubt
Saints' Schneiderlin stalemate

Footer 365

MLS: Thierry Henry scores as New York seal draw with Real Salt Lake

New York Red Bulls captain Thierry Henry scored his side's equaliser as they secured a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake.

Manuel Pellegrini says Stevan Jovetic could be a key player this season

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini thinks Stevan Jovetic is set for an excellent 2014/15 campaign.

Liverpool beat Manchester City after a Yankee Stadium penalty shoot-out

Liverpool beat Premier League rivals Manchester City on penalties after a 2-2 draw in a pre-season friendly in New York.

Mail Box

Divock Origi Is Like Connor Sammon (Sort Of)

One Mailboxer inserts his tongue into cheek to offer his thoughts on Liverpool's newest signing. Plus thoughts on league-owned clubs, badges, and swearing...

Mails Come From A Land Down Under

We have an example of league-owned clubs from Australia while Kiwi boys want more respect for refs. Plus, Van Gaal won't stick with 3-5-2 and worried if Koeman will cut it...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property